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Giambattista Vico

Giambattista Vico was an Italian political philosopher and rhetorician, historian and jurist, of the Age of Enlightenment. He criticized the expansion and development of modern rationalism, was an apologist for Classical Antiquity, a precursor of systematic and complex thought, in opposition to Cartesian analysis and other types of reductionism, and was the first expositor of the fundamentals of social science and of semiotics... Read More

Born23 June 1668
Naples, Kingdom of Naples
Died23 January 1744 (aged 75)
Naples, Kingdom of Naples
NationalityNeapolitan/Italian
Era18th-century philosophy
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